Rural Development Minister Anil Sharma revealed that the government will review the list of BPL (below poverty line) families in the state next month so that those left-out are included. Minister said it in the state assembly.

He said that the list will be updated at a meeting of the gram sabhas convened in all 3,243 panchayats April 7. He said that the government would ensure inclusion of all left-out families and deletion of ineligible persons from the list. He said that department would strictly follow the GOI guidelines in formulation of the new BPL list and ensured that would not leave any scope for any ineligible person to take advantage. Even the left out families will be given an opportunity to file an appeal, minister added.

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